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Sister Wendy on the Art of Christmas

Beckett, Wendy (Book - 2013)
Sister Wendy on the Art of Christmas
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"Imagine going on a tour of a world-class art museum with a talented and insightful curator. But instead of just focusing on the history, technique, and cultural significance of each piece, you have the opportunity to reflect on the spiritual aspects of the works, examining their religious significance and concentrating on the transcendental meaning conveyed by the artist. This is what you'll find in this exquisitely produced book. It features fifteen pieces of art relating to the topic of Christmas, with an extended reflection on each piece. The commentary is meditative, more reflection on the spiritual nature of the paintings' subject than art critique. Sister Wendy writes with the deft hand of one who is formed in spirituality, art, and critical thinking. Her imagery is lush, creating a landscape where the sacred and profane live in comfortable coexistence through the medium of painting. For spiritual seekers and lovers of art, this book will offer a unique journey into the experiential nature of a well-rounded faith"--
Authors: Beckett, Wendy
Title: Sister Wendy on the art of Christmas
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio :, Franciscan Media,, [2013]
Characteristics: vii, 55 pages :,illustrations ;,26 cm
Content Type: still image
text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Notes: "First published in book form: November 2008"--Title page verso.
Summary: "Imagine going on a tour of a world-class art museum with a talented and insightful curator. But instead of just focusing on the history, technique, and cultural significance of each piece, you have the opportunity to reflect on the spiritual aspects of the works, examining their religious significance and concentrating on the transcendental meaning conveyed by the artist. This is what you'll find in this exquisitely produced book. It features fifteen pieces of art relating to the topic of Christmas, with an extended reflection on each piece. The commentary is meditative, more reflection on the spiritual nature of the paintings' subject than art critique. Sister Wendy writes with the deft hand of one who is formed in spirituality, art, and critical thinking. Her imagery is lush, creating a landscape where the sacred and profane live in comfortable coexistence through the medium of painting. For spiritual seekers and lovers of art, this book will offer a unique journey into the experiential nature of a well-rounded faith"--
Local Note: 53 80 118 242 244
ISBN: 1616366958
9781616366957
Statement of Responsibility: Sister Wendy Beckett
Subject Headings: Jesus Christ Meditations. Christmas in art. Jesus Christ Art.
Topical Term: Christmas in art.
LCCN: 2013018832
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